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Are lugs for Square D circuit breakers rated for compact aluminum conductors?

Issue:
Are Square D breaker lugs rated for use with compact aluminum wire?

Product Line:
Circuit Breakers

Resolution:
Based on UL 486A-486B (paragraph 1.2), compact aluminum conductors (also refered to as "compacted" aluminum) may be used with Square D circuit breaker lugs rated for use with aluminum conductors. The AWG or kcmil rating of the lug must be observed.
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